The best photography from around the region this week: August 30, 2012

  • Palestinian men wash a horse in the sea in Gaza City. Mohammed Abed / AFP Photo
  • A Syrian tombstone sculptor is seen at his workshop in Damascus. Joseph / AFP Photo
  • Palestinians seen during a protest calling for justice for Rachel Corrie in Rafah, Gaza Strip.  Mohammed Saber / EPA
  • Egyptians protest against the International Monetary Fund loan in Cairo. Amr Nabil / AP Photo
  • A Yemeni youth cools off in a swimming hole on the outskirts of Sanaa. Hani Mohammed / AP Photo
  • A Kuwaiti diver takes part in a pearl diving festival in the port of Khairan. Yasser Al Zayyat / AFP Photo
  • A driver makes his way along a street flooded by heavy rain in Peshawar, Pakistan. Mohammad Sajjad / AP Photo
  • Pakistani firefighters extinguish a burning vehicle. It was set on fire by protesters angry at killings in their district of Karachi. Asif Hassan / AFP Photo
  • A Palestinian man cleans a portrait of late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat in Ramallah.  Abbas Momani / AFP Photo
  • Palestinian youths sit on the 'The Key of Return', which was exhibited at the seventh Berlin Biennale, upon its return to the Aida refugee camp near Bethlehem. Musa Al Shaer / AFP Photo
  • A Syrian boy rides a bicycle as smoke rises over Aleppo after missiles fired from a fighter jet hit petrol tankers. Youssef Boudlal / Reuters
  • Afghan children sit on a tomb in a cemetery outside the Kart-e-Sakhi shrine in Kabul.  Jose Cabezas / AFP Photo

The best images of the last seven days from around the Gulf and across the Middle East.